Q:How would you describe your design philosophy or point of view?
My design philosophy is a couture-type mentality. Fashion is an experience as well as a personal style statement.
Q:What would someone close to you describe as your best and worst traits?
They'd say I'm a very nice person — too nice.
Q:What is an odd fact or talent you possess?
Sleeping with my eyes open!
Q:Who are the designers you admire most?
Jean Paul Gautier (sportswear), Christian Le Croix (color), John Galliano (theatrics), Donna Karan (business).
Q:What are your favorite fashion magazines?
French Vogue, Neo 2, I-D, Elle, Jalouse...so many others.
Q:What are your favorite TV shows?
F-TV, Fashion TV, Full Frontal Fashion, and CNN.
Q:What are your favorite movies?
Orlando, American Beauty, Pulp Fiction, and Kill Bill Vol. I.
Q:If you could design an outfit for any living person, who would be your dream client and why?
Juliette Lewis. She's quirky, original...and kind of an exciting personality.